Date: Mon, 12 Sep 1994 00:08:19 -0700

From: "Joseph B. Monda" monda[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SEATTLEU.EDU

Subject: Re: frequency in English

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On Sat, 10 Sep 1994, Joseph Jones wrote:

A question that came into the library: what is the frequency

distribution of letters in the English language. I'd seen

that one before and could walk to a fairly decent answer.

Then I was asked, what about frequency distribution with

respect to the letter's position in the word. I suggested

rooting around in the area of cryptanalysis. Can anyone

point us to any specific source on this? Thanks.

Joseph Jones jjones[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]

University of British Columbia Library